UPS Flat Rate Policy - Effective June 3, 2019

Each parts orders placed totaling less than $300 will be charged a Standard UPS Flat Rate fee of $14.85 per box or package. Policy notes:

  • The $30 minimum order applies prior to the Flat Rate charge
  • Once an order is placed, it cannot be added to or changed
  • Parts Backorders:
    • Dealers placing a Pre-Season Parts Order will not be charged freight on any backordered parts for that product line
    • Dealers who do not place a Pre-Season Parts order will incur regular shipping charges on backordered parts for that product line
  • Accessory Backorders:
    • All dealers will be invoiced standard shipping charges on any accessory backorders
  • Serialized products and oil / Red Armor Fuel have separate freight policies; refer to your current dealer program for additional information
  • Products classified by UPS as over-sized or overweight and carry special UPS charges do not qualify for this program
    • Examples include but are not limited to: wheel motors, clutches, tires, deck shells/frames, drive shafts, impellers, mulch kits, trimmer and pruner pipes/tubes, saw cases, hatchets, axes, loppers, vacuum hoses
  • Orders placed by description or that require lookup do not qualify for the Flat Rate; these orders will be charged regular UPS charges

Handheld Freight Policy - Effective June 3, 2019

ECHO and Shindaiwa Dealers have two ways to qualify for Prepaid Freight:

  • Standard 15-point system
  • $2,800 or more - at dealer cost - in any combination of the following:
    • ECHO and/or Shindaiwa whole goods
    • ECHO and/or Shindaiwa attachments
    • ECHO and/or Shindaiwa accessories
      • Excludes oil and Red Armor Fuel
    • ECHO and/or Shindaiwa parts

Standard In-Season Freight Policy - Effective June 3, 2019

Orders totaling 15 points or more, in any combination of products defined below, qualify for prepaid freight

  • Provided dealer placed a qualified Pre-Season Order; otherwise, all In-Season Orders are F.O.B. Raleigh, NC
  • Dealer's Open Account and Wells Fargo CDF accounts need to be current at time of shipment
  • All orders will ship on OED approved LTL truck lines or via UPS
  • Special shipping instructions will incur actual freight charges

Freight Points System by brand

ECHO Freight Points

All serialized whole goods; spreaders; cordless
1 point
PAS attachments; sprayers
1/2 point
$500 accessories; $500 oil
2 points

Shindaiwa Freight Points

All serialized whole goods; spreaders
1 point
Multi-Tool and PowerBroom attachments; sprayers
1/2 point
$500 accessories; $500 oil
2 points

ECHO Bear Cat Freight Points

Compact chipper/shredders; EZ TrimMowers; vacuums; stump grinder; pressure washers; inverters; pumps
2 points
Mid- and full-size chipper/shredders; 4.5" chipper; tailgate loaders
4 points
Engine-powered chippers (self-feed); 5" PTO and towable chipper/shredders; PTO chippers (3-pt. hitch); debris loaders
6 points
Engine powered chippers (hydraulic-feed); 9" chippers
8 points

Wright Freight Points

Velke gear-drives; bagging systems2 points
Velke hydro-drives; Stander B; Stander3 points
Stander I; Stander X; Sport I; Sport X; Wright ZTO4 points
Stander ZK; Wright Z5 points
Replacement seats1 point

Other Products Freight Points

Velke / Grass Gobbler
All products

1 point

Vortexx
All non-Hot Water units
All Hot Water units

2 points
5 points

Billy Goat Freight Points

$1.00 - $999.99 dealer cost2 points
$1,000.00 - $2,499.99 dealer cost3 points
$2,500.00 - $3,500.99 dealer cost4 points
$3,501.00 or more dealer cost5 points

Brown Products Freight Points

$1,000.00 - $2,499.99 dealer cost3 points
$2,500.00 - $3,500.99 dealer cost4 points
$3,501.00 or more dealer cost5 points